Nursing

CareView Communications Executes Expansion Hospital Agreement With Clovis Community Medical Center

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 1:00pm

CareView Communications, Inc. ("CareView" or the "Company") (OTCQB: CRVW), an information technology provider to the healthcare industry, today announced the expansion of a hospital agreement with Clovis Community Medical Center in Clovis, California (Clovis Community).

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  • CareView Communications, Inc. ("CareView" or the "Company") (OTCQB: CRVW), an information technology provider to the healthcare industry, today announced the expansion of a hospital agreement with Clovis Community Medical Center in Clovis, California (Clovis Community).
  • Clovis Community has utilized CareViews Patient Safety System with positive outcomes since 2016 and includes CareView as a part of the hospitals expansion.
  • With the use of CareViews innovative system, hospitals can be confident in their efforts of increasing quality care along with patient safety.
  • We look forward to expanding our commitment to helping Clovis Community Medical Center provide their patients with enhanced services using our latest equipment, particularly their at-risk patients who require more observation.

Kindred Healthcare and Anderson Healthcare Announce Opening of Anderson Rehabilitation Institute

Monday, July 26, 2021 - 6:00pm

Kindred Healthcare, LLC (Kindred) and Anderson Healthcare today announced the opening of Anderson Rehabilitation Institute, located on Anderson Healthcares Goshen Campus in Edwardsville, Illinois.

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  • Kindred Healthcare, LLC (Kindred) and Anderson Healthcare today announced the opening of Anderson Rehabilitation Institute, located on Anderson Healthcares Goshen Campus in Edwardsville, Illinois.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210726005630/en/
    Anderson Rehabilitation Institute is a joint venture between Kindred and Anderson Healthcare and expects to admit its first patient this week.
  • Kindred manages the day-to-day operations of Anderson Rehabilitation Institute and Anderson Hospital provides any medical support services.
  • Anderson Healthcare is a regional healthcare network in southwestern Illinois, composed of entities including Anderson Hospital, Community Hospital of Staunton, Anderson Mercy Cancer Care, Anderson Surgery Center, Maryville Imaging, and Anderson Medical Group.

Amerigroup Establishes $100,000 Rural Health Scholarship for University of Mississippi Students Pursuing Nursing Degrees

Monday, July 26, 2021 - 2:00pm

A $100,000 donation from Amerigroup to the University of Mississippi Foundation has established a new scholarship fund to support University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) students who are pursuing nurse practitioner degrees with a focus in family medicine or psychiatric/mental health.

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  • A $100,000 donation from Amerigroup to the University of Mississippi Foundation has established a new scholarship fund to support University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) students who are pursuing nurse practitioner degrees with a focus in family medicine or psychiatric/mental health.
  • Students who are eligible to receive an Amerigroup Mississippi Rural Nursing Scholarship are native Mississippians who can commit to practicing in rural communities for a minimum of two years after graduation.
  • Amerigroup has also launched Amerigroup Rural Health Scholarships for students at Jackson State University and Alcorn State University.
  • For more information about the Amerigroup Mississippi Rural Nursing Scholarship, or to learn more about contributing to and supporting the University of Mississippi Medical Center, contact Meredith Aldridge at mmaldridge@umc.edu or 601-815-7269.

HealthTrust and Steward Health Care Sign Long-term Renewal for Supply Chain and Group Purchasing Support Services

Monday, July 26, 2021 - 1:00pm

HealthTrust , a leading Group Purchasing Organization (GPO) and performance improvement company for healthcare, and Steward Health Care , the largest private, physician-owned and led hospital system in the U.S., have announced a long-term extension of the companies exclusive agreement for supply chain and GPO support services.

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  • HealthTrust , a leading Group Purchasing Organization (GPO) and performance improvement company for healthcare, and Steward Health Care , the largest private, physician-owned and led hospital system in the U.S., have announced a long-term extension of the companies exclusive agreement for supply chain and GPO support services.
  • Steward Health Cares business model was built to transform healthcare by unlocking access to the highest-quality, value-driven care for patients where they live and work.
  • Were proud to expand our long-standing collaboration with HealthTrust, a valuable business associate aligned to our mission, said Laura Tortorella, chief operating officer of Steward Health Care.
  • Founded in 2010, Steward Health Care is the largest physician-owned health care network with more than 5,500 providers and 45,000 health care professionals empowering the health and wellness journey of 12.3 million patients annually through its extensive global network of hospitals, urgent care centers, skilled nursing facilities and behavioral health services.

Strike Underway for Boston VNA Healthcare Professionals

Monday, July 26, 2021 - 8:52pm

The medical needs of Boston VNA patients are varied and complex.

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  • The medical needs of Boston VNA patients are varied and complex.
  • The Boston VNA HCPs do not want to go on strike but have been forced to because VNA Care refuses to agree to essential contract provisions.
  • When patients leave a hospital or outpatient clinic following surgery or the diagnosis of a complex illness, they increasingly rely on caregivers like the Boston VNA HCPs.
  • The MNA also represents the registered nurses who work for the Boston VNA, who have a separate contract.

Four Nurses Honored with Journal of Emergency Nursing Awards

Monday, July 26, 2021 - 5:47pm

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., July 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --The Emergency Nurses Association on Monday marked the fifth year of the Journal of Emergency Nursing awards with the announcement of the 2021 Reviewers of the Year and Author of the Year recipients.

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  • SCHAUMBURG, Ill., July 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --The Emergency Nurses Association on Monday marked the fifth year of the Journal of Emergency Nursing awards with the announcement of the 2021 Reviewers of the Year and Author of the Year recipients.
  • JEN is ENA's official peer-reviewed journal that features original research and updates from the emergency nursing field, while also covering practice and professional issues.
  • The 2021 Journal of Emergency Nursing award recipients will be recognized during Emergency Nursing 2021 A Hybrid Xperience, which will be held in Orlando, Florida, and virtually, Sept. 22-25.
  • The Emergency Nurses Association is the premier professional nursing association dedicated to defining the future of emergency nursing through advocacy, education, research, innovation, and leadership.

Avante Health Solutions Awarded Exam Room Equipment Agreement with Vizient

Monday, July 26, 2021 - 3:00pm

CHICAGO, July 26, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Avante Health Solutions is pleased to announce it has been awarded a contract with Vizient, Inc. to offer exam room equipment to its members at contracted pricing.

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  • CHICAGO, July 26, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Avante Health Solutions is pleased to announce it has been awarded a contract with Vizient, Inc. to offer exam room equipment to its members at contracted pricing.
  • Vizient is the largest member-driven health care performance improvement company in the nation.
  • Vizient's diverse membership and customer base includes academic medical centers, pediatric facilities, community hospitals, integrated health delivery networks and nonacute health care providers.
  • Avante Health Solutions is pleased to announce it has been awarded a contract with Vizient, Inc. to offer exam room equipment to its members at contracted pricing.

Good Vibrations Family Chiropractic focuses on More Than Just Physical

Monday, July 26, 2021 - 3:00pm

SAN DIEGO, July 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Since 2005, Good Vibrations Family Chiropractic has taken compassionate care of generations of families at his Kensington officewith a focus on helping families feel whole.

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  • SAN DIEGO, July 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Since 2005, Good Vibrations Family Chiropractic has taken compassionate care of generations of families at his Kensington officewith a focus on helping families feel whole.
  • Growing up, Dr. Merlo enjoyed helping others and found his calling in chiropractic care while attending college.
  • "Chiropractic care made the most sense to me because it's holistic, noninvasive and you can help the whole family," Dr. Merlo said.
  • The team at Good Vibrations Family Chiropractic believes that once people realize the importance of making their health a priority they can live their best lives.

David K. Roemer, PhD, Celebrated for Excellence in Education and Theology

Monday, July 26, 2021 - 3:00pm

Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

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  • Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.
  • In 1972, he was recruited by Litton Medical Systems as a manager of radiation therapy products.
  • Throughout the following five years, he provided technical and sale support for radiation therapy equipment that had been manufactured by Toshiba Corporation.
  • While working for Siemens AG, he completed his education by earning a Master of Business Administration from Pace University's Lubin School of Business.